Molly Fitzpatrick

Molly Fitzpatrick

Originally from Maine, USA, Molly has lived in Sydney, Australia, Ziguinchor, Senegal, and Padua and Bologna, Italy. Now based in Rome, she’s eating great food, exploring every corner of the city, and writing about it all. When she’s not cooking, reading, or out hunting for her new favorite restaurant, she’s posting on her blog, Luggage and Life, where she helps people travel and eat well in Italy and beyond. Follow along for info on life abroad, travel tips and stories, and lots of foodie pics.

Most Recent Works

22 Gorgeous Seaside Towns in Italy

22 Gorgeous Seaside Towns in Italy

Have you ever been to Rome in August and wondered where all the locals are? The truth is that they're likely in one of these Italian beach towns. So why not do as the Romans do and head to the sea?
Rome Is Rethinking How to Get Around the City, and We Have Questions

Rome Is Rethinking How to Get Around the City, and We Have Questions

I wasn’t out of breath as I pedaled, thanks to the electric motor that whirred softly, propelling me past the rose garden on the right and the Circus Maximus on the left. The cinnamon-colored stacks of the Palatine Hill glowed in the waning sunlight. It was May of 2020, and it was Rome’s first Saturday … Continued
22 Gorgeous Seaside Towns in Italy

22 Gorgeous Seaside Towns in Italy

Have you ever been to Rome in August and wondered where all the locals are? The truth is that they're likely in one of these Italian beach towns. So why not do as the Romans do and head to the sea?
Rome Is Rethinking How to Get Around the City, and We Have Questions

Rome Is Rethinking How to Get Around the City, and We Have Questions

I wasn’t out of breath as I pedaled, thanks to the electric motor that whirred softly, propelling me past the rose garden on the right and the Circus Maximus on the left. The cinnamon-colored stacks of the Palatine Hill glowed in the waning sunlight. It was May of 2020, and it was Rome’s first Saturday … Continued